Examining China’s fake news; China ramps up virus control to new heights | China in Focus
High-tech devices, used for monitoring citizens. Beijing is reportedly installing a new kind of gear on residents’ homes. Its job? Alerting authorities whenever a quarantined person tries to leave their home. In parts of China, locals are running low on food amid another lockdown. Some are quarantined in hotels, and must pay for everything out of pocket. Increasing soldier benefits, adjusting national defense laws… a series of military-related moves by China is raising concerns. Some say the Communist regime is shifting towards wartime policy. And in this week’s special report, we look at state-run news outlets in China who are getting creative with their reports. Their seemingly picture-perfect news coverage may actually be carefully pre-arranged—revealed by a handful of accidents caught on tape.